Not only is she running the COG in a borderline fascist way(and it is even seen as such by the Outsiders), when there was no need to do such during a time of peace(before the Swarm showed their ugly faces), but legitimate claims criticizing that promises to treat Settlement 2 as a more independent city of its own rather than an extension of New Ephyra were not kept are viewed as “seditious”, and she has asserted herself full control over the military or attempted to do so anyway, but is horribly incompetent as a military leader and doesn’t understand what it takes to beat the Swarm, if that is even possible, and has probably cost more human lives or is putting everyone at greater risk through misguided attempts to save them, such as insisting on DBs as the main military force while they are hopelessly inept at fighting the Swarm most of the time, especially without any human backup.
Think of Prescott and his actions what you want, but for some of them. like the Hammer strikes, he had his reasons. Not too sure what to make of Azura or Sanctum, though…
The others, I don’t know enough about to make any accurate statements but at least Monroe(it was Monroe then, right?) decided to try terminating Niles’ experiments and would have succeeded if it wasn’t for some numbskulls who thought they knew better and resulted in the entire mess caused by the presence of the Locust.
Which every COG leader since New Hope did, and subsequently kept covered up. So how does this make Prescott any worse in that regard when even Anya kept those things a secret?
Call me a conspiracy theorist, but Jinn’s seeming lust for power and the fact that she is literally the one behind the fertility program has me suspecting she used it to make an ‘accident’ happen that resulted in Anya’s death. Or it could well be that it was complicated for someone who wasn’t supposed to be able to get children and she knew the risks but I am really not putting it past Jinn to pull something that backhanded.
Im going to close this thread because I can easily see this spilling into more real world political talk or crossing into topics that are clearly not going to be forum appropriate and I don’t want people to have any excuse.